Adullam

Adullam (Uh-duhl┬┤uhm)

An ancient settlement, most likely Tell esh-Sheikh Madkur in the Judean hills about five miles south of Beth-shemesh. Nearby is a cave where David and his early followers camped (1Sam 22:1). The site was fortified by Rehoboam to strengthen Judah during the early years of the Divided Kingdom (2Chr 11:7).

1Sam 22:1

David and His Followers at Adullam
1David left there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; when his brothers and all his father's house heard of it, they went dow ... View more

2Chr 11:7

7Beth-zur, Soco, Adullam,

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